Here’s your Friday afternoon round-up of Mixed Links . . .
I’m presenting my storytelling workshop, Three Stories Every Nonprofit Should Be Telling, free of charge at the San Francisco Foundation Center on Tuesday, April 19, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. If you are in the Bay Area, I’d love to meet you in person at the workshop! Seats are limited, so do register!
Because I can never say enough about how important good storytelling is for your nonprofit, you should read Allyson Kapin’s post “Storytelling: Up Close and Personal” for some great advice.
A new book called Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals (pre-order from Amazon) will be available in May. Think of it as a handbook for the busy nonprofit professional. It’s filled with great advice from trusted experts on topics from fundraising, managing technology and marketing, to finances, advocacy, and working with boards. I wrote the chapter on newsletters. In advance of the book release, editor Darian Rodriguez Heyman has launched Nonprofits101.org, complete with a blog and additional resources.
A new report by the Knight Foundation and Monitor Institute looks to the future to see how social networking could change the way nonprofits organize supporters in their new report Social Networks in 2015: How Will People Connect for the Greater Good? The report looks ahead to the year 2015 and envisions three scenarios of how society may change as a result of the evolving way people connect to information and each other.
Want to know more about handling social media now, so you’ll be ready for whatever happens in 2015? Take a look at this post from NTEN’s new quarterly journal CHANGE — Five Tips to Manage Your Professional and Personal Brand in Social Media by Farra Trompeter.
Did you know next week is National Volunteer Week in the US and Canada? Wild Apricot Blog puts together some resources on what you can do to take advantage of the week in their post, Are You Ready for National Volunteer Week?
Looking for more ways to re-purpose your content? Check out this post on turning your Twitter chats into blog posts or articles.
And finally, Katya Andresen challenges us to take a good hard look at what we are trying to accomplish in Close the sale! A short post on a big truth.
Talk with you next week!